All My Children Transcript Tuesday 5/14/02
>> Previously on "All My Children" --
Jack: Kendall provided alcohol to a minor. The result was an automobile accident and a DUI charge.
Kendall: I'm getting a summons because that little brat got drunk?
Anna: Our marriage was a business arrangement, and now you want a baby?
Adam: There was an accident in Zurich.
J.R.: That's where Mom is.
Adam: Son, I am so sorry.
Dixie’s voice: J.R.? J.R.?
J.R.: You came back.
Anna: David, I just got your note. I'm going to be late.
Man: It's Dr. Ludlow in Zurich. I'm calling about Dixie Martin.
Anna: Dr. Hayward's not here.
Dr. Ludlow: Have him call me on my cell phone immediately.
Anna: Got it. Talking about having a baby when you're all tied up with another woman.
David: Has my wife called yet?
Woman: Not yet, Dr. Hayward. But Dr. Ludlow called from Zurich about Dixie Martin. He wants you to call as soon as possible.
David: Thanks. Hey, Jake, has Tad made it to Zurich yet? Don't worry. I'm sure he's celebrating with Dixie by now.
Jake: You heartless son of a bitch. You don't know, do you?
David: Know what?
Jake: Well, that's irony for you, considering that you're the reason that Dixie's gone.
Erica: Jack, how could you possibly allow this? I mean, today -- today both Kendall and Bianca have their arraignments, both at the same time! Are you kidding? Now Bianca has to just put up with whatever Kendall throws her way! Oh!
Chris: If Bianca follows the plan, no problems. Promise?
Erica: Well, I just hate the fact that any of us has to be exposed to Kendall again.
Bianca: Well, you don't have to, Mom. You're not coming to court.
Ryan: Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey! Enough already. Go home! God. Listen, forget about them, okay? Seriously, just stay neutral. You're not here to get even. Just clear the record. Know what I mean? Make it work. As soon as we walk out of here, we'll get on my bike and we'll just go.
Kendall: You'd better brace yourself, Ryan, because it's never going to happen. Erica won't allow it. As long as my mother's alive, I might as well be dead.
Erica: No way I am staying home and let you go through this alone.
Bianca: You want a rematch, Mom, after Kendall pulled a gun on you?
Erica: Honey, I can handle Kendall.
Bianca: You don't know what she's going to pull today.
Erica: Which is all the more reason why I'm not going to let you go there alone. And, besides, I have backup.
Chris: Looking out for the two of you.
Erica: Oh. You've written down everything you're going to say.
Bianca: Yeah, I don't want to get it wrong.
Erica: Did I tell you how proud I am of you? I am so proud that you're taking responsibility for what happened. I mean, even though if Kendall hadn't given you --
Bianca: Mom, she did not force me to drink and drive.
Chris: Let's go. ‘
Kendall: Erica hates me for not being like my sister. Always has, always will.
Ryan: So what? Come on. We got better things to think about.
Kendall: Ryan, Erica won't let Saint Bianca suffer a moment's discomfort, not while she has me here to bust.
Ryan: Yeah? Well, Erica’s not the judge, is she?
Kendall: Yeah, but she's got the DA bewitched. I mean, who knows what other things she has stashed in her pocket.
Ryan: Well, let Erica bring it on because I got a little secret weapon myself -- one that even she will be surprised about.
Hayley: Hey, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to scare you.
J.R.: No, no, you didn't.
Hayley: You thought your dream was real that your mom was here?
J.R.: What do you want?
Hayley: Nothing. I just -- I didn't think that you'd feel like being alone.
J.R.: Leave me alone.
Hayley: I don't think that's what you really want.
J.R.: It's what I'm used to.
Hayley: Well, from now on, that's going to change. I will always be around.
J.R.: Nobody's always around, okay? Everybody cuts out when things get rough, except for Mom. Till now. I'm bad news, Hayley.
Hayley: Oh, J.R. --
J.R.: Don't you get it? If it weren't for me, Mom would still be here.
Jake: You helped Dixie leave Pine Valley.
David: Well, I'd think you'd be thanking me for that now.
Jake: For what? If it wasn't for you, she might still be --
David: Be what? All right, come on. What the hell is going on? Did something happen to Dixie? Someone talk to me.
Joe: David --
David: What? She's in her third trimester. She's out of danger.
Joe: David, Dixie died yesterday.
David: That -- that's ridiculous. I have copies of her records right here. She's having a baby, Tad's baby.
Joe: She was in a car accident.
David: Car accident? Are you sure?
Joe: Yeah. Yep. We're all devastated.
Leo: David -- I just heard. I'm so sorry.
David: No. No, that's --
Jake: Give this file to Dr. Hayward, please. What's going on now?
Adam: He's holding up.
Jake: You left him alone?
Adam: I -- no, I didn't leave him alone.
Jake: Well, who'd you leave him with?
Adam: It's none of your business.
Jake: It is my business. With or without Dixie, J.R. is a part of our family. And I will not sit back and let you shelve him because you're too busy, you're too --
Mia: Leave him alone.
Kendall: Looks like your secret weapon got scared off.
Ryan: You can't smoke in here.
Kendall: I'm going up the river anyway.
Ryan: Not likely.
Trey: Trey Kenyon.
Kendall: Vanessa Cortlandt's lawyer?
Ryan: Yep. If he can keep her out of jail, he can save just about anybody.
Kendall: So, what kind of punishment are we looking at?
Trey: The state's got nothing on you.
Kendall: Except my confession.
Trey: A minor inconvenience.
Kendall: Yeah, but I admitted giving Bianca the champagne. People heard me. I signed one of those police forms and everything.
Trey: I understand. The first thing we'll do is enter a plea of not guilty.
Kendall: Not guilty?
Trey: Exactly. And then just sit back and act innocent.
Kendall: Innocent? Me?
Trey: The trick is to keep your mouth shut. Let me do all the talking. I'll take care of everything.
Chris: I think the judge is waiting for us.
Erica: Yes. Come on, Sweetheart.
Trey: I'll let you two have a minute alone.
Ryan: Thanks. Hey, remember what we talked about in the motel, all right? Our plan's on. We're out of here.
Kendall: Yeah. Thank you. Thank you for doing this for me.
Ryan: You can do this, okay? I'm serious.
Ryan: Let's go.
Chris: Your Honor, my client pleads guilty as charged, driving under the influence.
Judge: Ms. Montgomery, do you have anything to say to the court before sentencing?
Bianca: Yes, I do, Your Honor. There is no way to defend myself. I know not to drink and drive. I had a friend whose sister was killed by a drunk driver, and I know that her mother will never stop hurting.
Bianca: But I went ahead and I did it, and I was lucky to walk away with only minor injuries. The night could have ended a lot worse. And not just for me, but for somebody else who might've been hurt by how stupid I was.
Judge: Anything from the Commonwealth?
Woman: We're impressed by the defendant's acceptance of responsibility. The District Attorney recommends leniency.
Judge: Ms. Montgomery, I commend the responsibility you take for your actions. I also commend your honesty. Nevertheless, your behavior was reckless, dangerous, and criminal. I hope my punishment deters you from ever behaving so irresponsibly again, so please rise for sentencing. Bianca Montgomery, this court sentences you to six months’ probation. For the duration, your driver's license is suspended. You will attend highway safety classes and you will return to parental supervision by residing in your mother's home and abiding all of her rules. After processing by the probation department, you are free to go.
[Judge pounds gavel]
Erica: Oh, Bianca. You have been so brave, honey. So brave.
Bailiff: Next case -- Commonwealth versus Kendall Hart. The charge is a third-degree misdemeanor -- furnishing alcohol to a minor.
Judge: I need a plea, Counselor.
Trey: Your Honor, Ms. Hart pleads not guilty.
Erica: No. Absolutely not. I won't allow that.
Hayley: No, I'm not going to let you do this to yourself.
J.R.: Do what?
Hayley: Blame yourself for your mother's death. Everything about your life gave her a sense of purpose.
J.R.: Okay, so she was -- she was hooked by the whole motherhood thing. Great. I mean, she was the only person that ever really loved me.
Hayley: That's not true. Dad loves you.
J.R.: Oh, right.
Hayley: J.R., you were his first and only thought this morning. He rushed over to my house so I could come here before Enzo woke up so you wouldn't have to be alone.
J.R.: No, he's afraid that I'm going to OD on Liza's meds or let Colby go play in traffic, okay? He's afraid of me, Hayley.
Hayley: He is afraid of nothing.
J.R.: The truth is, though, he should be. I mean, I'm afraid of me. I'm like some trigger just waiting to explode. I mean, what I wouldn't do just to be able to chill.
Hayley: I know how you could.
Hayley: You could get high.
Mia: You need to cool off.
Adam: Self-righteous -- I didn't leave J.R. alone. I wouldn't do that.
Mia: Liza's with him, right?
Adam: No, of course not. She has more than she can handle right now. I called Hayley.
Hayley: Good, good.
Adam: I need to see Dr. McMillan right away.
Woman: He's still in a session with a patient.
Adam: I know that. Get him now. My son's mother is dead.
Woman: I'll page the doctor.
Mia: So he's what? He's like a counselor for J.R.?
Adam: I'm trying to keep him off drugs, help him avoid some self-destructive way to cope.
Mia: Adam, who's taking care of you?
Adam: I don't need anybody to take care of me.
Mia: You didn't sleep last night at all.
Adam: How do you know that?
Mia: Well, I heard you pacing. You know, I know the midnight shuffle.
Adam: I was thinking.
Mia: About Dixie.
Adam: About the kind of mother Dixie was. My kids are my life, but I screw up. I keep hurting them over and over.
Mia: Every parent makes mistakes.
Adam: I never told Dixie how grateful I was that J.R. had her for a mother. Instead, I did hateful things to her.
Mia: You were desperate.
Adam: I was jealous. As young as she was, Dixie was a better parent than I could ever hope to be -- which is why I'm so worried about my son.
Mia: It's okay.
Adam: I --
Mia: It's okay.
Woman: Did you see Dr. Hayward? Dixie Martin's death hit him so hard.
Second woman: Well, Dr. Hayward and Mrs. Martin were extremely close.
David's voice: Remember all the times that I told you that I saw myself as a better person in your eyes?
David: I owe you so much, Dixie, for showing me the vision of that person, for showing me the possibilities of that person. Dixie, please take care of yourself, okay?
Dixie: Oh, I will. You, too. Try to be happy.
David: That's a tall order. But I'll do all right if I know you're well.
Dixie: I will be well.
David: There's nothing you can do.
Leo: Probably not.
David: Jake is right. This is all my fault.
Leo: No, it isn't.
David: I helped Dixie leave Pine Valley. I -- I found her a doctor, a hospital. Even though I knew the risk --
Leo: Of her pregnancy.
David: I'm such an arrogant SOB. And meanwhile, I thought I was helping her, you know? That I was making up for the damage that I caused her and her family.
Leo: Don't do this. Come on.
David: I felt like a hero, Leo, sending her off to hide in some foreign country where she didn't know her way around.
Leo: David, guilt-tripping yourself isn't going to help anything right now.
David: I learned so much from Dixie, Leo. I learned what it meant to make a family, to bind it together, you know? Even though the whole world is trying to tear it apart. I admired her. I respected her.
Leo: You loved her?
David: Yeah. I did love Dixie. I always will.
Judge: Ms. Kane, your daughter's case is closed. This one doesn't concern you.
Erica: Oh, yes, it does. Please, Your Honor. Please. Check Bianca's police report. Kendall Hart confessed to giving her alcohol.
Trey: That is a gross misinterpretation of the facts.
Erica: No, the only thing that is gross is what is going on --
Trey: Ms. Hart was just covering for her sister.
Judge: Her sister?
Trey: Yes, Your Honor. Kendall Hart is, in fact, Erica Kane's eldest daughter.
Erica: Your Honor, Bianca is the only child I have ever raised, and Bianca would never, never do anything that needed covering up.
Kendall: What about stealing?
Kendall: Because that's what Bianca did.
Bianca: Excuse me?
Erica: You liar.
Kendall: Your Honor, I didn't give my sister the champagne. She stole it from me.
Erica: How dare you? How dare you? You know that Bianca would never do that --
Kendall: What? What? Tarnish her perfect image?
Erica: Your Honor, please ignore her. She is a known perjurer.
Kendall: Oh, yeah, right, like you're so innocent on that count.
Erica: Bianca is innocent.
Kendall: Right, right. She would never do anything to cause you shame -- except come out as a lesbian. But you see that as a weakness, not a crime.
Erica: You are disgusting.
Kendall: Bianca could rob banks from here to San Francisco, you could watch it on video, and you still wouldn't believe your precious angel guilty of anything. But if I'm accused of stealing anything --
Erica: Like the gun? Like the gun you held on me last night?
David: Ever meet another make Dixie. I wouldn't want to.
Leo: What do you mean?
David: I always saw her as so pure, so perfect.
Leo: Been there.
David: It wasn't meant to last. Dixie knew that, but I didn’t. Not until Anna and I started getting serious.
Leo: Yeah, you two seem like you're more and more married.
David: Yeah, we're -- oh, we've -- we've started to talk about having a baby.
Leo: A kid? You?
David: Oh, Tad, Tad -- he was so excited about this baby with Dixie, and I even hated him for it.
Leo: Because he had what you wanted.
David: I just felt like he had everything, you know, and he just didn't appreciate it. And now he's been robbed of everything, and I --
Leo: And you get to go on with your life.
David: It's just not right, Leo.
Leo: David, Dixie would be happy that you want to start a family.
David: You're right.
Leo: You know she would. And I bet that she's totally psyched that she helped you get there.
J.R.: You're going to help me get high?
Hayley: No. Look, I understand the urge, okay? But believe me, after a while, you will be just as pathetic and miserable as you were before. Trust me, okay?
J.R.: Whatever, okay?
Hayley: Whatever. But if you let yourself feel what's going on, if you really let yourself feel it, J.R., if you curse God and you curse people with two parents and you cry --
J.R.: What? What? It will be over?
Hayley: No! But the pain will be a piece of you instead of all of you.
J.R.: I kind of -- I kind of went off on Dad last night.
Hayley: What, and now you're done?
J.R.: I better be. I mean, I freaked him out so bad, he, like, tore out of here at dawn.
Hayley: I told you why -- he had to take care of stuff, you know.
J.R.: He's probably scared that I'm going to have to move back in here.
Hayley: I thought you wanted to live with Tad.
J.R.: Like Tad's going to want to see my face, like the constant reminder of the family that he almost had.
Hayley: Oh, J.R. --
J.R.: The only -- the only person that ever really wanted me around was my mom. And now -- whatever.
Erica: What is the sentence for attempted murder, Your Honor?
Judge: That's irrelevant to this case.
Erica: Excuse me, it is completely relevant. It speaks to the character of Kendall Hart. She is a threat to society. She held me at gunpoint.
Judge: Ms. Kane, I am warning you.
Erica: I have witnesses, Your Honor -- Ryan Lavery and even an officer of the court, Chris Stamp.
Chris: Erica, this is neither the time nor place. Just let it go.
Erica: And that should be enough to convict her.
Judge: You are out of order.
Erica: And you seem to be shirking your responsibilities.
Chris: Erica --
Judge: Leave this courtroom, or I'll hold you in contempt.
Erica: Your Honor, please, put her away before she does more.
Judge: If you want to press additional charges against Ms. Hart --
Chris: Erica, you are upsetting Bianca.
Judge: Take it up with the DA.
Erica: Count on it.
Kendall: What did I tell you? Erica always wins.
Ryan: Well, it didn't help that you said she stole the champagne, Kendall.
Kendall: Oh, now you're defending her? You're defending her?
Ryan: I'm not defending her, but you shouldn't have lied about it.
Judge: In light of the defendant's plea of not guilty, the trial is set for next week in District Court.
Woman: The Commonwealth requests bail.
Trey: For a third-degree misdemeanor?
Woman: District Attorney Montgomery has long suspected that Ms. Hart is a threat to this community. Her behavior in this courtroom proves she's volatile.
Trey: Ms. Hart is understandably emotional after her mother's rejection.
Judge: Bail is set in the amount of $25,000.
Kendall: 25 grand?
Trey: Next time, listen to me.
Bianca: Thank you for coming.
Maggie: I was subpoenaed.
Bianca: Oh, really? I didn't ask Chris --
Maggie: No, as a prosecution witness.
Maggie: But your taking responsibility nixed the trial, so --
Bianca: Well, I'm still glad you're here. I mean, I know that we left things kind of dicey between us, and I was really hoping that we --
Maggie: Okay, look -- like I said, I'm not here to support you.
Erica: Honey, don't mind hateful people.
Kendall: You're screwed now, Bianca.
Ryan: Hey, Kendall, come on.
Kendall: To keep you pure, Mama's going to have to lock you up. Take precious back to her pretty cage.
Erica: You are sick.
Kendall: That's the only way to keep her safe from evil women like her half sister, or, worse, potential lesbians like Frankie.
Erica: Oh, let's go.
Kendall: That's right, Erica. Only you can keep her on the straight and narrow. "Straight" being the key word here, right, Binks?
Bianca: Grow up! You know, you would give anything to be going home with Mom right now, and everybody knows it.
Bianca: News flash, Kendall -- nobody gets love on demand.
Kendall: Well, most families give love --
Bianca: Most families don't lie or hurt each other. You pretended that you were on my side.
Kendall: I wasn't pretending.
Bianca: Yeah? Then why did you just lie in there about me stealing that champagne? Why did you call Donald Steele on me? Look, Kendall, I'm sorry that Mom doesn't love you enough.
Kendall: Erica doesn't love me at all.
Bianca: So get over it. Go back to the mother who raised you.
Kendall: Easy for the chosen one to say.
Bianca: I didn't ask to be chosen by Mom.
Kendall: Oh, and that makes it all right?
Bianca: It makes it a reality that you have to deal with.
Kendall: You wouldn't know reality if it exploded in your face.
Bianca: Just don't take your jealousy out on me anymore.
Kendall: You ask for it. You play the chosen one for everything it's worth.
Bianca: Kendall, that is such a lie.
Kendall: The wrongly accused, the injured, the holy Bianca -- anything to contrast with evil Kendall.
Bianca: You are evil.
Kendall: But I can't blame you. Mama Kane's Mcmansion is quite a trap. Anytime some gal rejects your weird advances, you can just crawl back to your little girl bedroom or, as Erica calls it, "The shrine of the blessed Bianca." That lovely mother-daughter photo, those lovely feminine floral drapes, the pale blue walls -- news flash, baby sister -- it is just a well-decorated prison cell.
Erica: And is that what you want, Kendall? Is that what your dream is? A prison? Because that's exactly where your jealousy and your hatred is taking you.
Kendall: You are going to pay for this. You are both going to pay for this!
Woman: Dr. McMillan can see you now.
Adam: Thank you.
Mia: So I'll just wait here.
Adam: No, no, you don't have to.
Mia: That way we can ride home together.
Adam: I'd like that. Thank you.
Jake: I'm late for an appointment.
Mia: Jake, stop.
Jake: I got to work.
Mia: I know Dixie was your sister-in-law and your friend, but she meant a lot to Adam, too.
Jake: I know exactly what she meant to Adam. And it's a wonder that she wasn't dead then when she was married to him.
David's voice: Yeah, I did love Dixie. I always will.
Anna: Excuse me. I need to pick up a prescription from Dr. Clader. Birth control pills. Anna Devane.
Woman: Wait right here.
Hayley: Your mom loves you so much, J.R.
J.R.: All mothers love their kids, right?
Hayley: Uh-uh. I mean, that's the way it should be, but unfortunately it's not.
J.R.: So, what, I'm lucky?
Hayley: No. But you're blessed.
Mia: So, what are you talking about? What did Adam do to Dixie?
Jake: I think the easier question would be what didn't he do.
Mia: What do you mean?
Jake: He got Dixie pregnant to get a son. Then he locked her up in a mental institution so he could try to take J.R. back.
Mia: I don't believe that.
Jake: You better believe it. I guess that was his idea of being a good husband. Don't be fooled by him. He's going to pull the same number on your sister, and you're right to keep an eye out on her.
Adam: You ready to go home?
David: I'm sorry I wasn't able to make it here for noon.
Anna: I heard about Dixie.
David: I was just about to call you.
Anna: I'm sorry.
David: I mean, life can be so painfully short, Anna.
Anna: It's so twisted between us -- you and me and you and Dixie. But I'm sorry. I'm really, really sorry.
David: We haven't been taking really good care of each other lately, have we?
Anna: No, we haven't.
David: Can we change that?
Woman: Here's your prescription, Ms. Devane.
Anna: Thank you.
David: You need a prescription? Why didn't you come to me? I would've ---
Anna: No, I didn't want to bother you. It's fine.
David: Are you sick?
Anna: No, no. I'm fine. Really.
David: Then what is that for?
Anna: Vitamins. Keep up with you. But what you say is right. We need to move beyond these last couple of weeks.
Anna: That's what we need to do.
Erica: So, Chris, I'm sure now you can see how Kendall is, and I'm sure now you understand why I keep saying she has to be stopped.
Chris: Erica, pressing attempted murder charges won't work. They're not going to stick. Trust me.
Erica: Well, something has to because now she falsely accused Bianca to the judge. She has threatened us. She held a gun.
Chris: Yeah, but you're doing exactly what she wants you to do. You're losing control. You're not paying attention.
Erica: Well, I have tried it the other way. I've tried ignoring her, and that doesn't work.
Bianca: You know what? Mom's right. I say we go for it. We put Kendall away before -- before we all end up dead.
Ryan: Kendall, I got the bail money. Called in a favor and -- Kendall? What are you up to now? Gee.
Bianca: I'm really scared of Kendall.
Chris: Why? What happened?
Bianca: Well, it didn't really hit me until we were in the car coming home.
Erica: What, honey? What? Honey, what is it?
Bianca: She -- she described my bedroom in great detail. She described the picture of you and me and my bedspread and the print on my drapes.
Chris: Didn't she used to live with the two of you?
Bianca: Yeah, but I've completely redone my room since then.
Erica: And until yesterday, she hadn't ever even been in this house since she came back to Pine Valley.
Bianca: Mm-hmm, and she didn't go up there yesterday.
Chris: Well, then, how did she know what was in your room?
>> On the next "All My Children" --
Roger: I have news about your wedding that's going to make your day.
Brooke: I think Dixie was going to give it to you tonight.
Erica: Chris, Bianca must still be in the house.
Chris: Bianca! Bianca!